Die rote jacke (2002) AKA The Red Jacket


After the death of his son, father Walter throws away his red jacket. With an aid transport, the jacket arrives in the embattled Sarajevo, where little Nikola steals it. The red jacket becomes a loyal companion on the boy’s escape from the war.

Director: Florian Baxmeyer. AKA The Red Jacket
Writer: Elke Schuch.
Stars: Nikola Jankovic, Ulrich Noethen, Catrin Striebeck, Oliver Masucci, atthias Klimsa, Tetje Mierendorf, Philipp Hochmair, Constance Domdey, Kai Lichtenauer, Michael Zdravkovic, Aleksandar Kerkovic, Darko Jankovic.

2004 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Film, Live Action.


Many thanks to Steve for sending me a copy of this film.

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  1. Bernard Belanger
    August 13, 2021

    So sad!

  2. Vidor
    August 14, 2021

    An Oscar-nominated short! Rock on!

  3. August 25, 2021

    Este corto lo ví hace años, me gustó tanto, que lo volví a buscar y no lo encontré.
    Tengo la suerte de encontrarlo otra vez.
    Gracias por subirlo.

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